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The broadside was probably printed in the 19th century for an annual celebration of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. It is printed on off-white paper with black ink.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1863

Date of Publication

1800

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1800s

Measurement

12 X 8 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto: The ANNUAL CELEBRATION of the Signing of the / EMANCIPATION / PROCLAMATION / Will be held MONDAY, SEPT. 22nd. / Under the auspices of the Sunday School Union representing the Colored Churches of the city. / Prominent speakers will speak on the occasion. / Music will be rendered by the "Lincoln Band." / Prizes given to the the oldest marries couple present, / also to the family with the greatest number of children present. / Come one come all and leave your cold dinner / at home. There will be a Grand Barbecued Dinner / ready for you, consisting of pork, mutton, beef and / fresh fish. Plenty of refreshments. / Come to have a good time and enjoy an Old / Fashioned Picnic with our mothers, fathers, children / and grandchildren. Don't stay away---this may be / your last chance. / Committee. / CAMP LINCOLN J.B. OSBY, Chairman.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

broadside

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

5533

Digital ID

FVW_05533

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

The Annual Celebration of the Signing of the Emancipation Proclamation

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